This Is What Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders Eats to Look Good, Feel Good, and Play Good

published Feb 6, 2023
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Deion Sanders Oikos Super Bowl Interview
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For those who follow Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders on Instagram, you most likely know how influential he is on a daily basis. Though many people can’t say that they’ve had the chance to meet him in-person or have a chat with him on a personal level, his glowing and positive personality online will make you feel as if you’ve known him for years.

While he’s already held the title of the greatest cornerback in the NFL, nowadays, many of his fans may agree that he’s become everyone’s favorite internet Unc (a term he now gladly embraces), becoming a mentor to those both on and off the field through his kindness, humor, lessons of hard work, and displays of discipline. And while there aren’t too many athletes that can say they can match the same energy that Coach Prime continuously puts out day to day, there are a few people who have no problem going head-to-head with him at any given time: his family.

Back for yet another year, Coach Prime is taking his talents to the Super Bowl with a little help from one of his favorite brands, Oikos, and a competitive new commercial meant to show his immediate family that he’s still the strongest Sanders of them all.

In support of the new commercial — which features his mom, sister, one of his daughters, and two of his sons — Coach sat down with Kitchn’s News & Culture Editor (hi, that’s me!) to chat about the inspiration behind the cookout-themed spot, what he eats on a weekly basis to keep in shape (spoiler: Oikos is definitely included!), where to get the best pancake, and more.

Check out the interview below!

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